Letrozole and Osteoporosis - from FDA reports


Summary

Osteoporosis is found among people who take Letrozole, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Zometa, and have Anaemia. This review analyzes which people have Osteoporosis with Letrozole. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 7,373 people who have side effects when taking Letrozole from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Nov, 23, 2017

7,373 people reported to have side effects when taking Letrozole.
Among them, 67 people (0.91%) have Osteoporosis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Letrozole cause Osteoporosis?

Time on Letrozole when people have Osteoporosis *:

  • < 1 month: 12.5 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 25.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 37.5 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 25.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Osteoporosis when taking Letrozole *:

  • female: 96.97 %
  • male: 3.03 %

Age of people who have Osteoporosis when taking Letrozole *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 2.17 %
  • 40-49: 17.39 %
  • 50-59: 23.91 %
  • 60+: 56.52 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Anaemia (12 people, 17.91%)
  • Pain (3 people, 4.48%)
  • Metastases To Bone (3 people, 4.48%)
  • Nausea (2 people, 2.99%)
  • High Blood Pressure (2 people, 2.99%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (21 people, 31.34%)
  • Morphine (19 people, 28.36%)
  • Aloxi (18 people, 26.87%)
  • Doxil (17 people, 25.37%)
  • Aredia (17 people, 25.37%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Joint Pain (39 people, 58.21%)
  • Back Pain (26 people, 38.81%)
  • Fatigue (25 people, 37.31%)
  • Weight Decreased (24 people, 35.82%)
  • Metastases To Bone (22 people, 32.84%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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